Semillitas is a Spanish language cable television channel for preschoolers from SomosTV. In Wisconsin, it is available through Charter Communications, but it is carried by other companies in different parts of the country. The Spanish videos for kids on Semillitas are designed specifically for the Latino community of the United States and Puerto Rico and dedicated to “la educación, estimulación y divertimento de niños en edad temprana a la vez de asistir a sus padres [...]
This video teaches the words for twelve Spanish body parts. It begins with a head and adds parts until there is a complete person. Each word is clearly pronounced and the text is on the screen. At the end of the video, the body parts are repeated. I like this video because there is no English translation. Children will easily understand what the word means because they can see the parts of the body. I [...]
Andaluna and Samir are characters in animated Spanish videos for kids produced by the government of Andalucía to teach children about their rights, tolerance and diversity. The music videos, called microespacios, are based on the TV series Andaluna y Samir and use catchy songs to share their message. The videos, songs and lyrics are distributed free by the government of Andalucía and the European Union. For convenience, I refer to the videos in this post, [...]
Telmo y Tula is a children’s program co-produced by Motion Pictures, S.A. and Disney España. This Spanish video for kids is excellent for Spanish language learners. In the cartoon series, Telmo and Tula teach kids to cook (Telmo & Tula Pequeños Cocineros) and do crafts (Telmo & Tula Manualidades). There are lots of Telmo y Tula episodes available to watch on YouTube. You can search Telmo y Tula or use this link to the Telmo [...]
Summer’s coming and it is time to give away a few products to help kids learn Spanish in the months ahead. We’ll start with two DVDs. Spanish Playground will give one visitor La fiesta de Fritzi from Whistlefritz and Bilingual Baby from The Brainy Company. You can read more about the DVDs in these posts: Spanish DVD by Whistlefritz – La Fiesta de Fritzi Spanish DVD for Kids – Bilingual Baby DVD, Brainy Baby Book [...]
By request, I have made a YouTube channel with the Spanish songs for kids that I recommend on Spanish Playground. To those of you asked for this, thank you for your patience. Subscribe now! Spanish Playground YouTube Channel The songs on the Spanish Playground YouTube channel work well with Spanish language learners at different levels. I have written about all the songs, with suggestions for teaching, the lyrics and translations. The URL of the post [...]
Salsa is an award-winning series of free Spanish videos produced by Georgia Public Broadcasting. The Spanish video lessons are designed for kindergartners through third grade. There are 42 video lessons and all of them are available to watch online. You can also purchase the videos to watch at home. Description of free Spanish videos These free Spanish videos combine puppets with live action footage and are very entertaining! They are all in Spanish and tell [...]
In this home video a toddler shows that she knows the body parts, as her mother asks ¿Dónde está…? It’s wonderful listening practice, and sure to make you smile.